BlackRock Inc. Chief Executive Officer Laurence D. Fink

BlackRock Inc. Chief Executive Officer Laurence D. Fink

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BlackRock Inc. Chief Executive Officer Laurence D. Fink has said BlackRock has the potential to increase its asset base by about 5 percent annually by developing new exchange-traded funds to meet client needs and expanding its reach among individual investors.